Tag Archives: waste

Marks & Spencer launches new eco-shopping bag that helps prevent waste and reduce poverty in developing countries

Partnership with Plastic Bank prevents plastic pollution and reduces poverty in developing countries  LONDON, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a new eco-shopping bag that helps prevent waste and reduce poverty among people living in Haiti and … Read the full press release

SUEZ signs 9 contracts in Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, and Costa-Rica

PARIS, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ announces the signature of 19 contracts in Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, and Costa-Rica. These contracts are part of the Group’s development drive in Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 7% of its global … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum: Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates join the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE)

Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates join over 50 leaders committed to circular economy impact by joining the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE). PACE is fast-tracking circular economy solutions to pressing environmental challenges, from electronic waste to … Read the full press release

Research at the UK’s neutron and muon beam research facility could help to make the process of making plastic more environmentally friendly

SWINDON, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Research carried out at the UK’s neutron and muon beam research facility could help to make the process of making plastic more environmentally friendly. The environmental issues surrounding plastic are well-documented, with recent headlines highlighting the … Read the full press release

UK and India scientists and businesses to tackle the reduction and repurposing of industrial waste, and improve and increase pulse and oilseed crop productivity

SWINDON, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists and businesses from the UK and India are joining forces to combat global challenges through two new collaborative research and development programmes. The two programmes, worth over £15 million, aim to tackle the reduction and … Read the full press release

ENGIE acquires 13% minority stake in HomeBiogas, an Israeli startup pioneering the field of household biogas solutions

This investment will boost the development of HomeBiogas’ easy-to-install B2C biogas systems in both Europe and emerging countries and contribute to the global development of green gas and access to low-carbon and reliable energy. La Défense, France, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO selected the Green Pay app as the most valuable prototype to come out of the 2018 Beyond Banking Days

AMSTERDAM, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Green Pay has scooped the most valuable prototype to come out of the 2018 Beyond Banking Days. By using Green Pay to pay for items, the product will go back into the supply chain after use, … Read the full press release

SUEZ NWS and Cleanaway won the Dafa hazardous waste treatment facility contract in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

PARIS, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ NWS and Cleanaway1 won the Dafa hazardous waste treatment facility contract in Kaohsiung, located in south-western Taiwan. The contract provides for the acquisition of the plant by the two partners for €36 million and its … Read the full press release

ENGIE and the CEA (French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) extend cooperation in the nuclear energy field

Isabelle Kocher, CEO of the ENGIE group, and Daniel Verwaerde, Administrator General of the CEA (the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission), have signed up to continue their Research and Development agreement in the nuclear energy field. La Défense, … Read the full press release

ENGIE and SUEZ to develop photovoltaic solar parks in all Recycling & Recovery waste storage facilities in mainland France

ENGIE and SUEZ commit to boosting the energy transition of French regions through a partnership to develop photovoltaic solar parks in all Recycling & Recovery waste storage facilities in mainland France. In total, about 100 sites are concerned, with an … Read the full press release

Orkla makes the Corporate Knights Global 100 index for the first time

Orkla is included in the Corporate Knights Global 100 index of the world’s most sustainable companies, which was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos on 23 January. OSLO, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The index is a ranking of … Read the full press release

Designing For Circularity: Global Event Tackles Solutions For A World Where Plastic Is Used, But Without Its Current Footprint

CASCAIS, PORTUGAL & HONG KONG, 12-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The 4th annual Plasticity Forum took place in Cascais, Portugal June 8-9, with the global event bringing together business and industry officials, sustainability experts, plastic producers and users, innovators, government representatives … Read the full press release

Fourth Annual Plasticity Forum in Cascais, Portugal to Discuss New Report on Plastic-to-Fuel

June event will highlight innovations in plastic recycling and corporate sustainability Cascais, PORTUGAL and HONG KONG, 21-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Plasticity Forum will hold its 4th annual conference on June 8th and 9th in Cascais, Portugal. The forum will … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum & Ellen MacArthur Foundation report reveals Circular Economy can generate US$ 1 trillion annually by 2025

New report finds that a shift towards a circular economy can generate US$ 500 million in material cost savings, 100,000 new jobs and prevent 100 million tonnes of waste globally within five years Project Mainstream initiative aims to accelerate cross-sector engagement … Read the full press release

On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund launched in England to help farmers turn farm waste into energy

London, UK,  10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Farmers will be able to obtain funding to set up small anaerobic digestion (AD) plants under a government-funded loan scheme which opens today. The technology turns waste into energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and produces … Read the full press release

European Aluminium Industry calls for more ambitious EU packaging recovery policy and recycling targets

Berlin, 26-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In view of the upcoming discussions on the guidelines on Extended Producer Responsibility Schemes, the European Aluminium Industry (EAA) calls for a consistent approach at the EU and national level. The EAA has always been a … Read the full press release

Midal Cables Limited named winner of National Grid’s first Supplier Design Awards for its innovative overhead line recycling project

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Midal Cables has been announced as the winner of National Grid’s first Supplier Design Awards for its innovative overhead line recycling project, to reduce the need for aluminium and save precious resources. The awards were presented at … Read the full press release

EC seeks to hear your views on EU waste and recycling policies

Brussels, 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission wants to know whether you think the recycling targets in EU waste legislation need reviewing, and how. The results of the consultation will be used to help develop potential new legislation to prevent … Read the full press release